Dehesa nolina, false brome, San Diego thorn-mint, Variegated dudleya
Conservation Biology Institute
The project used a habitat assessment protocol to delineate Brachypodium-infested habitat. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) developed the protocol; TNC and CBI modified the protocol for use in the South County grasslands project. The habitat assessment protocol collects qualitative information on biotic, abiotic, and management variables to determine both ecological suitability an management feasibility for restoration purposes.
Goal: The overarching goals for addressing invasive plant species in the MSPA are to: (1) Protect Conserved Lands from new or expanding invasive plant species; (2) Detect new invasive species and new invasions early on and control them before the plants have a chance to establish; (3) Address invasive species using the response appropriate for the level of invasiveness (level 1 through 5) as defined in the Invasive Plant Strategic Plan (IPSP)
Management units: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
From 2017-2021, remove Level 4 and 5 invasive species that are threatening MSP species as specified in the Invasive Plant Strategic Plan.
|IMP-1||Remove Level 4 and 5 species that are threatening significant occurrences of MSP species on Conserved Lands||Available for implementation||Brachypodium Control - Phase I and II, North County Dunes Restoration|
|Project reports submitted within 1 Year of Removal Efforts||2021|
|Threat Name||Threat Code|
|File name||Lead Author||Year||Type|
|Appendices - Brachypodium Control: Experimental Treatments to Control Brachypodium, An Adaptive Approach for Conserving Endemic Species||Conservation Biology Institute||2014||other|
|Brachypodium Control - Phase I Report||Conservation Biology Institute||2014||report|
|Brachypodium Control - Phase II report||Conservation Biology Institute||2017||report|
|Brachypodium Control: Experimental Treatments to Control Brachypodium, An Adaptive Approach for Conserving Endemic Species||Conservation Biology Institute||2014||report|